The Enemy between Us: The Psychological and Social Costs Of Inequality
Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Enemy between Us: The Psychological and Social Costs of Inequality by Professor Kate Pickett
6pm - 7pm
Lecture Theatre A, University Place,
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
Organised by the School of Social Sciences
We are delighted to announce that Professor Kate Pickett from the University of York will be delivering our annual public lecture.
Professor Pickett is best known for co-authoring (with Richard G. Wilkinson) The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better in 2009. The Spirit Level was voted one of the Top Ten Books of the Decade by the New Statesman and was winner of Publication of the Year by the Political Studies Association. It has been translated into 23 languages.
Professor Pickett is a co-founder and trustee of The Equality Trust, which works to improve the quality of life in the UK by reducing inequality. She was awarded a 2013 Silver Rose Award from Solidar for championing equality, and the 2014 Charles Cully Memorial Medal by the Irish Cancer Society.
We look forward to welcoming you to this event.
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